Katie came to UNC Charlotte in September 2016 from Tallahassee, FL where she worked at Florida State University. Katie worked as an academic advisor working with first-year Exploratory students, and previously served as a College Life Coach at FSU. She earned her B.S. in Art Education and her Master’s in Higher Education from Florida State. Katie’s advising philosophy focuses on concentrating on a student’s passions, values, and skills. With this foundation Katie guides students in building their most enriching undergraduate career, which will lead to success and fulfillment after graduation. Katie is a die-hard Seminoles fan and enjoys anything involving music, the outdoors, and the arts.